Saskatchewan Aboriginal Employment Statistics ‘Stagnant’

Eric Howe, a¬†University of Saskatchewan economist, recently stated that the province needs to do more to improve aboriginal employment numbers or the cost to the province’s economy will be in the billions annually. M√©tis unemployment is around 10%, the First Nations rate at 15%, and Saskatchewan’s overall unemployment rate is 4.4%.

By Jason Warick, The Starphoenix April 13, 2015